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What is 'intimate terrorism' and who commits it?

If you have stumbled across the phrase “intimate terrorist” you may be curious about what it means. Similarly, if you have a controlling and physically aggressive romantic partner, you may be wondering how to label this kind of behavior. You may find the answers to these questions in a study recently presented at an intimate partner violence symposium at the annual conference of the British Psychological Society's Division of Forensic Psychology.

Basics of stalking charges in domestic violence cases

You may believe that if you are in a romantic relationship with another person that you cannot be charged with stalking that individual. You may similarly believe that if you are in a romantic relationship with another person that you cannot seek to have stalking charges brought against that individual. Each of these assumptions is untrue.

Man charged with abuse of daughter

Families take many forms in this country today. No matter what makes up a particular family however, abuse should never have a place. Abuse of one's own child is especially never acceptable. No matter what state a family resides in, be it Louisiana or elsewhere, every child is entitled to a safe home.

Louisiana organization helping abuse victims with a benefit

Summertime is the time of year when thoughts turn to fun in the sun and backyard parties. One such pool party is being held in one Louisiana town to help provide support to victims of abuse. The party is intended to spotlight local artists and writers while using the donated portions of the proceeds from the sales of artwork to provide help and assistance to those who have been abused.

Restraining orders are safety protection, not just flimsy paper

Some women in Louisiana that are suffering at the hands of an abusive partner feel that a restraining order will do nothing to protect them. One woman that decided not to get a restraining order against an abusive boyfriend says, “It’s just a piece of paper. At the end of the day, your sense of security is null and void.”

How do I protect against an abusive spouse in Louisiana?

Domestic violence is a terrifying reality, and a reality that many victims across Louisiana live with every day. Breaking free from a violent relationship can be difficult, particularly when individuals subjected to such abuse are unsure of their rights and options.

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